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Drongo Fork-tailed Drongo<br />
Place: Bengaluru University Campus, India Black Drongo,Dicrurus macrocercus,Geotagged,India,Winter,bengaluru,birds,closeup,drongo,nikon d7100,portrait,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. That's a black drongo actually, the Asian counterpart of the African fork tailed. Posted 3 years ago
    1. ID updated. Thank you :) Posted 3 years ago

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The Black Drongo is a small Asian passerine bird of the drongo family Dicruridae. It is a common resident breeder in much of tropical southern Asia from southwest Iran through India and Sri Lanka east to southern China and Indonesia. It is a wholly black bird with a distinctive forked tail and measures 28 cm in length. Feeding on insects, it is common in open agricultural areas and light forest throughout its range, perching conspicuously on a bare perch or along power or telephone lines. The.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ganesh Seshachar
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By Ganesh Seshachar

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Uploaded Feb 28, 2017. Captured Feb 12, 2017 08:08 in Bangalore University Rd, Jnana Jyothi Nagar, Gnana Bharathi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560056, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO560
  • 600mm